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Transfer StudentsA two-year school, a four-year school or some of each: wherever you're from, start planning your transfer to EWU. Here's how.
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DTA and AAOT Degrees
Eastern participates in Direct Transfer Agreements (DTA) with all community colleges in Washington and Oregon and with specific community colleges in Idaho and Montana. (In Oregon, the agreement is called an Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer, or AAOT.)
What is a DTA?
A direct transfer agreement (DTA) is an agreement between EWU and your community college. If you graduated from a community college that has a DTA with EWU, all 90 of your Associate of Arts (AA-DTA) or Associate of Science (AS-DTA) degree credits will transfer to EWU. You're also given priority consideration in the admissions process.
Scroll down to see if your community college has a DTA with EWU.
What the DTA or AAOT Means for You
If you're a student who earned an approved degree from a participating community college, you can take advantage of some serious benefits when you choose to finish your bachelor's degree at EWU.
- Automatic admission. If you earned your AA from a community college in Washington or Oregon or from select community college in Idaho or Montana, you will be automatically admitted.
- General Education Core Requirements. You already passed Writing 101. We're not going to make you pass it again. In fact, you'll be done with most, if not all, of your lower division GECRs. Transfers students with a DTA typically have to take international studies or cultural and gender diversity courses.
- Junior standing. You'll still be a new student, you'll start your Eastern career as a junior.
- Peace of mind. When you plan ahead, you can prepare your EWU bachelor's degree by taking courses that are prerequisites or requirements for your intended major.
List of Degrees That Meet DTA Requirements
|Institution||Direct Transfer Degree (DTA) Title|
|Bellevue College||Associate in Arts and Sciences|
|Big Bend Community College||Associate in Arts and Sciences|
|Cascadia Community College||Associate of Integrated Studies|
|Centralia Community College||Associate in Arts, Associate in Liberal Arts|
|Clark College||Associate in Arts|
|Columbia Basin College||Associate in Arts and Sciences|
|Edmonds Community College||Associate of Arts and Sciences/Option I|
|Everett Community College||Associate in Arts and Sciences/Option II|
|Flathead Valley Community College||Associate of Arts, Associate of Science|
|Grays Harbor College||Associate in Arts|
|Green River Community College||Associate in Arts|
|Highline Community College||Associate of Arts/Option A|
|Lower Columbia College||Associate in Arts and Sciences/Plan B|
|North Idaho College||Associate of Arts, Associate of Science|
|North Seattle Community College||Associate of Arts, Associate of Science|
|Northwest Indian College||Associate of Arts and Sciences/Option I|
|Olympic College||Associate in Arts and Sciences/Option A|
|Oregon Community Colleges||Associate in Arts (AAOT)|
|Peninsula College||Associate of Arts, Associate of Arts-Honors|
|Pierce Community College||Associate in Arts and Sciences|
|Seattle Central Community College||Associate of Arts, Associate of Science|
|Shoreline Community College||Associate in Arts and Sciences/Option A|
|Skagit Valley Community College||Associate in Arts/University & College Transfer|
|South Puget Sound Community College||Associate of Arts|
|South Seattle Community College||Associate of Arts, Associate of Science|
|Spokane Community College||Associate in Arts|
|Spokane Falls Community College||Associate of Arts|
|Tacoma Community College||Associate in Arts and Sciences/Option A|
|Walla Walla Community College||Associate in Arts|
|Wenatchee Valley College||Associate in Arts and Sciences|
|Whatcom Community College||Associate in Arts and Sciences|
|Yakima Valley Community College||Associate in Arts and Sciences|
Talk to Us
We'd love to help you plan your AA degree so that you can transfer to EWU as easily as possible and still maximize the number of credits that transfer. Reach us at 509.359.2397 or via chat.